50 Tips From The Great Depression

The Great Depression was one of the most traumatic events in American history. Following the stock market crash of October 1929, industrial production crashed, construction shrank to a fraction of what it had been and millions of people found themselves on short hours or...

How to Build a Smokehouse In Your Backyard (with Pictures)

One of the best and tastiest ways to conserve meat is to smoke it. The meat is delicious, and if you keep it in a cool, dry place, it can last up to a year and sometimes even longer. The system used is pretty simple....

28 Survival Uses Of Tallow When SHTF

Wondering how come we talk about tallow on a Tools Day? You’ll think the same these 28 reasons later. Personally, I think that tallow is one of those things capable of making your stomach spin like a washing machine. I really don’t have anything against...

The Power of Red Raspberry

Botanical Name: Rubus idaeus; Rubus strigosus Family: Rosaceae Other Common Names: Red raspberry; European raspberry; American raspberry Parts Used: Leaf; berry; twigs; and roots (less common) Energetics: Dry Thermal Properties: Cool Actions: Astringent; nutritive; tonic Taste: Sour; astringent Plant Uses: Uterine tonic; mineral concentrator;...

15+ Survival Items To Keep In Your Car At All Times For SHTF

Often we Americans forget how incorporated the automobile is into our lifestyle. We're so used to driving everywhere, that we don't even think about it. Yet our lives are built around the idea that we drive everywhere, particularly the suburban life. We readily accept...

15 Things You Think You Know About Faraday Cages But You Don’t

This article only takes into account the effects of a nuclear EMP, and not a solar flare. A solar flare will impact just about grid-connected electronics. 1. Will a microwave work as a Faraday cage? No. If an EMP strikes, you will notice that all your...